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To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


Manipulating shadows and tonality is like writing music or a poem.
~By Conrad Hall ~


The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
~By William Shakespeare ~


My paranoia never ends, but I haven't been paranoid about being spied on my shadowy forces for some time now.
~By Jon Ronson ~


Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
~By Charlotte Whitton ~


Suffering has roused them from the sleep of gentle life, and every day fills them with a terrible intoxication. They are now something more than themselves; those we loved were merely happy shadows.
~By Georges Duhamel ~


Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Men are the dreams of a shadow.
~By Pindar ~


Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


Wherefore the mere practical architect is not able to assign sufficient reasons for the forms he adopts; and the theoretic architect also fails, grasping the shadow instead of the substance.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
~By William Shakespeare ~


I'd come from the bottom of the barrel. Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart's little brother. Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen's going to get squashed.
~By Owen Hart ~


Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.
~By Gaston Bachelard ~


Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling, even if it be only the faintest shadow - and if it does not do so it is bad art and false morals.
~By Kenneth Clark ~


Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
~By Carl Jung ~


If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
~By Joseph Addison ~


The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it's cheerful and melancholy at the same time, and I think it comes from that shadow string, the double strings.
~By Rita Dove ~


If you could say of any one individual that the court as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual, surely it would be John Marshall.
~By William Rehnquist ~


News is so often a report of conflict, an account of problems, a thing of the day and even of the minute, that sometimes I think we make the background darker and the shadows deeper than they actually are.
~By Arthur H. Sulzberger ~


Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
~By Helen Keller ~


I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
~By Wendell Berry ~


It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
~By Aesop ~


Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.
~By Sydney Smith ~


The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


Well actually, some weeks they'll write that I'm jealous of living in her shadow. Then other weeks, they'll write that all I want to do is loaf around on her money! It's ridiculous!
~By Ryan Phillippe ~


The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
~By Arnold H. Glasow ~


One can live in the shadow of an idea without grasping it.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
~By Pythagoras ~


Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
~By Walt Whitman ~


It's very easy to say that something is a shadow of itself, and it may be true in some senses.
~By Sydney Schanberg ~


Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings.
~By George MacDonald ~


Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
~By Aesop ~


How do you grow up in the shadow of a guy - I want to talk about the movie in a second - but how do you grow up in the shadow of a guy who really is a legend in his own time?
~By Tavis Smiley ~


How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.
~By Lucan ~


These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow.
~By Sam Snead ~


Ronald Reagan used to alarm other constituencies by speaking freely about the End Times foreshadowed in the Bible.
~By Christopher Hitchens ~


A little man often cast a long shadow.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~


In the domain of cops and robbers, an interdiction serves to structure a black market and a shadow economy.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


Liza is in the tabloids almost as much as our mother was. She has struggled with her own ghosts and shadows.
~By Lorna Luft ~


You can make yourself feel better about yourself if you project your shadow side, if you project your own potential for evil onto someone else. By annihilating them and, therefore, your shadow, you bring yourself into some state of purity or reformation.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality.
~By Hermann Minkowski ~


David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Maybe the preoccupation with technological progress has overshadowed our concern with human progress.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
~By Edmund Burke ~


A child can escape the shadows.
~By Steve Largent ~


I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


My early influences were the Shadows, who were an English instrumental band. They basically got me into playing and later on I got into blues and jazz players. I liked Clapton when he was with John Mayall. I really liked that period.
~By Tony Iommi ~


Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


In talking, shyness and timidity distort the very meaning of my words. I don't pretend to know anybody well. People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow.
~By Gwen John ~


They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the houses and the graves about, Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out, Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.
~By Joshua Sylvester ~


The ordinary man casts a shadow in a way we do not quite understand. The man of genius casts light.
~By George Steiner ~


Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece.
~By Ernie Pyle ~


Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders. That's 11 million people living in the shadows whom we know next to nothing about.
~By Steve Israel ~


Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.
~By David Hockney ~


We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.
~By Matt Blunt ~


What are Raphael's Madonnas but the shadow of a mother's love, fixed in permanent outline forever?
~By Thomas Wentworth ~


For centuries, the world has heard the oppressed, the downtrodden and the vulnerable cry out for their freedoms, for their rights and for a chance to emerge from the shadows of the tyranny and bloodshed that they had lived with.
~By Ginny B. Waite ~


Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.
~By William Cowper ~


My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
~By Buddha ~


Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.
~By John Ruskin ~


I am not the flag: not at all. I am but its shadow.
~By Franklin Knight Lane ~


A person without a shadow should keep out of the sun, that is the only safe and rational plan.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow; but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides.
~By Junichiro Tanizaki ~


Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life.
~By Kay Granger ~


Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I thank Heaven every summer's day of my life, that my lot was humbly cast within the hearing of romping brooks, and beneath the shadow of oaks.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


One of the reasons I think Dark Shadows still runs is that it's dependent on nothing else other than a story.
~By David Selby ~


The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people... have to walk out of the shadows.
~By Albert Maltz ~


For me it's even more interesting, because my character comes out of the shadow. It's a chance to really act emotionally, because the situation is an extreme one.
~By Ian McDiarmid ~


No failure in America, whether of love or money, is ever simple; it is always a kind of betrayal, of a mass of shadowy, shared hopes.
~By Greil Marcus ~


The goal is always to make a nice tableau painting with the voice. The more color I can find, the more shadow I can find - the goal is always to make more nuance and colors.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


I will give you three days to seek your shadow. Return to me in the course of that time with a well-fitted shadow, and you shall receive a hearty welcome; otherwise, on the fourth day - remember, on the fourth day - my daughter becomes the wife of another.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there's shadow - no, not just shadow, but fullness. You've got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that's real.
~By Amy Grant ~


I have come to believe that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light.
~By Martha Beck ~


I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won.
~By George Foreman ~


Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
~By Walter Scott ~


Our acts our angels are, for good or ill, our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
~By John Fletcher ~


I do not say think as I think, but think in my way. Fear no shadows, least of all in that great spectre of personal unhappiness which binds half the world to orthodoxy.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


The black shadow cares for itself, not for you.
~By Julius Streicher ~


You're like the girl who left her shadow in the drawer, but when she went to get it, it wasn't there.
~By Wayne Shorter ~


Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
~By Neil Gaiman ~

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January 17 ,2021
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